What is the ONA conference?Thousands of journalists travel to ONA’s conferenceeach year to learn about new tools, techniqu...
Who represented us?                      Bob Payne                      Suki Dardarian                      Mark Higgins  ...
25+things we learned
Earthfix
Meograph
BBC’s Olympics coverage     Four-screen   storytelling with       one-click       discovery
BBC’s Olympics coverage        11,000 athletes        300 countries        36 sports        300 medal events
BBC’s Olympics coverage                  { “If you’re going       to do that     11,000 athletes       amount of    conten...
BBC’s Olympics coverageINTERESTING TIDBIT: People who were using the app were navigating around the app more  than they we...
Gaming the news          Participated in a          day-long          conference at IGN          headquarters          abo...
Gaming the newsGOAL: How do we create games that helppeople understand complex issues without         oversimplifying facts?
Gaming the news
Gaming the news
Gaming the news
Invest 80 percent of your   time in 20 percent of  content that will really     make a difference.             — Gabriel S...
“People, when you craft  an experience that is amazing for them, will       pay for it.”         — NPR’s Dave Wright on Go...
Do something fast,iterate on it, and cost of   failure will be low.        — NPR’s Dave Wright on newsroom experimentation
Everpurse       Charges your       smartphone (including       iPhone 4, iPhone 5, and       Samsung Galaxy S3) all       ...
SuperPACapp        With Super PAC App,        viewers can hold up        phone to identify a        commercial and receive...
Truth Goggles          Imagine if every factual          claim were highlighted in          news articles — true,         ...
Truth Goggles          Imagine if every factual          claim were highlighted in          news articles — true,         ...
socialcamThis one might make it fareasier for reporters andothers to share raw video.This app makes it easy toupload to so...
“Design is how it works.” AGILE   Development process that’s small,         multidisciplinary, the group and         every...
“Design is how it works.”PROCESS   At the beginning of any project ask          “what’s the least it can be?”
“Design is how it works.”  DESIGN   Research, Context, Empathize,THINKING   Synthesize           At the beginning of any p...
Evening EditionHow is anyone     To help answer that, we built  supposed to     Evening Edition. It’s a summary of  sift t...
Evening EditionHow is anyone     To help answer that, we built  supposed to     Evening Edition. It’s a summary of  sift t...
Google Civic Info APIGoogle unveiled this a tool journalists can use to build election apps based on“voting information fo...
Tablet news design tips            Its all about            the swipe.            WaPost’s app            * still in dev  ...
Emphasis on tabletapps that are videoaggregatorsBoth of following sites suggestedwe contact them to share ournews videos v...
Extra battery power              HyperMac is an external              battery for any USB-              driven device — yo...
"Tweet Your Beat!"          Twitter’s Mark Luckie shared          tips at Twitter’s HQ about best          practices for j...
"Tweet Your Beat!"Tweet your beat and tweet it liveFor people who post a concentrated number oftweets in a short time span...
"Tweet Your Beat!"Use hashtags for contextYep, we all know this one, but you probablydidn’t know that it can increase enga...
"Tweet Your Beat!"@Cite your sourcesBrands that tweet 20 percent fewer URLs and100 percent more @mentions grow followers17...
"Tweet Your Beat!"Share what you’re readingNews accounts receive 100 percent more (2x)active engagement on a high-performi...
Also from Twitter...CEO Dick Costolo promisesuses will be able todownload all their tweets byend of this year.
Knight Award winners announcedcensus.ire.org: Want to make it dead simple forjournalists to use census data in their stori...
Searching for UGC                    Go beyond                    Twitter, Flickr                    and Facebook -       ...
Google Now outdoes Siri                      It tells you today’s                      weather before you                 ...
“Zoom with your feet.”            — Richard Koci Hernandez
“Art goes in your eye, touch and     feeling go through yourhands…..When you design for a  website, it is about what yoush...
“We start with the article in   thinking through what we aredoing (on tablet). We wanted thearticle to be the star. Type i...
Evening on the tablet: ArizonaRepublic is creating and eveningmagazine tablet application. ABC is going to be focusing on ...
Tiziano Project 360 Palestine: gave social media skillsand tools to people in East Jerusalem andthe West Bank so they coul...
“If you are truly passionate about    creating it, youll be just aspassionate about supporting it.”   — Justin Ellis and M...
“Resources x time= results. Be mindful of   process (workflow, project planning). Be  aware of culture and value. Of the bu...
“Eliminate the culture about protecting   information. One big meeting, with    everyone there. Required to share informat...
“Eliminate the culture about protecting   information. One big meeting, with    everyone there. Required to share informat...
Spundge
Podio
Overview
Video Notebook     A new tool designed to help     reporters quickly annotate and     analyze audio and video content.
DispatchA supersecret social-media/publishing tool for citizens war zonesand scary situations.
GlassboardOur new favorite thingever. Could see uses forreporters in breakingnews situations.
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  1. What is the ONA conference?Thousands of journalists travel to ONA’s conferenceeach year to learn about new tools, techniques andtechnologies, to discuss advancements and challengesin the industry, take advantage of the rare opportunityto network face-to-face, and share best practices withpeers from all over the map.http://ona12.journalists.org/about/
  2. Who represented us? Bob Payne Suki Dardarian Mark Higgins David Boardman Albert McMurry Lauren Rabaino (Good-lookin’ group, eh?)
  3. 25+things we learned
  4. Earthfix
  5. Meograph
  6. BBC’s Olympics coverage Four-screen storytelling with one-click discovery
  7. BBC’s Olympics coverage 11,000 athletes 300 countries 36 sports 300 medal events
  8. BBC’s Olympics coverage { “If you’re going to do that 11,000 athletes amount of content, you 300 countries have to make sure your 36 sportscontent can find it really, really 300 medal events easily.”
  9. BBC’s Olympics coverageINTERESTING TIDBIT: People who were using the app were navigating around the app more than they were on the desktop browser side, even though exactly the same content. Key difference on the app was the key sticky navigation.
  10. Gaming the news Participated in a day-long conference at IGN headquarters about how to make a game of the news.
  11. Gaming the newsGOAL: How do we create games that helppeople understand complex issues without oversimplifying facts?
  12. Gaming the news
  13. Gaming the news
  14. Gaming the news
  15. Invest 80 percent of your time in 20 percent of content that will really make a difference. — Gabriel Sama on newsroom design
  16. “People, when you craft an experience that is amazing for them, will pay for it.” — NPR’s Dave Wright on Good Design Experiences
  17. Do something fast,iterate on it, and cost of failure will be low. — NPR’s Dave Wright on newsroom experimentation
  18. Everpurse Charges your smartphone (including iPhone 4, iPhone 5, and Samsung Galaxy S3) all day without wires.
  19. SuperPACapp With Super PAC App, viewers can hold up phone to identify a commercial and receive objective, third-party information such as who and how much money is behind the ad, what claims the ad is making, and whether those claims are based on facts.
  20. Truth Goggles Imagine if every factual claim were highlighted in news articles — true, false, or otherwise. Truth Goggles draws on PolitiFact’s database of about 5,500 fact- checked claims and flags any matches in the article you’re reading.
  21. Truth Goggles Imagine if every factual claim were highlighted in news articles — true, false, or otherwise. Truth Goggles draws on PolitiFact’s database of about 5,500 fact- checked claims and flags any matches in the article you’re reading.
  22. socialcamThis one might make it fareasier for reporters andothers to share raw video.This app makes it easy toupload to social media.It’s not new but I didn’tknow about it and I’m notsure others here do.
  23. “Design is how it works.” AGILE Development process that’s small, multidisciplinary, the group and everyone in the group is empowered, accountability. Two week increments. Iterative. Continuous testing and validation of direction means less surprises (good and bad) at the end.
  24. “Design is how it works.”PROCESS At the beginning of any project ask “what’s the least it can be?”
  25. “Design is how it works.” DESIGN Research, Context, Empathize,THINKING Synthesize At the beginning of any project ask “what’s the least it can be?” “Show don’t tell.” Make paper prototypes.
  26. Evening EditionHow is anyone To help answer that, we built supposed to Evening Edition. It’s a summary of sift through the day’s news, written by an actual everything to journalist, with links to the best reporting in the world, published get to the once a day. It’s optimized for your important phone or iPad so you can read it on stuff? the train home or on the couch.
  27. Evening EditionHow is anyone To help answer that, we built supposed to Evening Edition. It’s a summary of sift through the day’s news, written by an actual everything to journalist, with links to the best reporting in the world, published get to the once a day. It’s optimized for your important phone or iPad so you can read it on stuff? the train home or on the couch.
  28. Google Civic Info APIGoogle unveiled this a tool journalists can use to build election apps based on“voting information for an individual U.S. address, including polling place, early votesites, contests, and local election official contact information.”
  29. Tablet news design tips Its all about the swipe. WaPost’s app * still in dev * incorporates print version, with emphasis on share options * keeps the article page simple.
  30. Emphasis on tabletapps that are videoaggregatorsBoth of following sites suggestedwe contact them to share ournews videos via their services:http://www.newsala.com/app/http://watchup.com/
  31. Extra battery power HyperMac is an external battery for any USB- driven device — your iPad, your iPhone, your laptop. “This is a life saver,” Robert Hernandez (@webjournalist) promises.
  32. "Tweet Your Beat!" Twitter’s Mark Luckie shared tips at Twitter’s HQ about best practices for journalists
  33. "Tweet Your Beat!"Tweet your beat and tweet it liveFor people who post a concentrated number oftweets in a short time span (i.e. livebloggingcoverage), follower growth is 50 percent morethan average.
  34. "Tweet Your Beat!"Use hashtags for contextYep, we all know this one, but you probablydidn’t know that it can increase engagementalmost 100 percent (2x) for individuals and 50percent (1.5x) for brands.
  35. "Tweet Your Beat!"@Cite your sourcesBrands that tweet 20 percent fewer URLs and100 percent more @mentions grow followers17 percent more than average. This means youshould mix up your tweet style to post amixture of links and mentions to grow youraudience.
  36. "Tweet Your Beat!"Share what you’re readingNews accounts receive 100 percent more (2x)active engagement on a high-performing tweetwhen a URL is included. Also, use that retweetbutton!
  37. Also from Twitter...CEO Dick Costolo promisesuses will be able todownload all their tweets byend of this year.
  38. Knight Award winners announcedcensus.ire.org: Want to make it dead simple forjournalists to use census data in their stories.The OpenElections Project - goal is to create the first free,comprehensive, standardized, linked set of election datafor the United States, including federal and statewideoffices.HomicideWatch.org: They met their fund-raising goal.Was given the Knight Award for public service at ONA.
  39. Searching for UGC Go beyond Twitter, Flickr and Facebook - NYT offers 18 social-media sources
  40. Google Now outdoes Siri It tells you today’s weather before you start your day, how much traffic to expect before you leave for work, when the next train will arrive as you’re standing on the platform, or your favorite teams score while they’re playing. And the best part? All of this happens automatically. Cards appear throughout the day at the moment you need them.
  41. “Zoom with your feet.” — Richard Koci Hernandez
  42. “Art goes in your eye, touch and feeling go through yourhands…..When you design for a website, it is about what youshow. For the iPad, it is all about what you hide.” — Adriano Farano, Stanford
  43. “We start with the article in thinking through what we aredoing (on tablet). We wanted thearticle to be the star. Type is sexy. (They’ve gotten “insane traffic”from mobile by linking at the end of a story to the “next article.”) — Joey Marburger, mobile design director, WaPo
  44. Evening on the tablet: ArizonaRepublic is creating and eveningmagazine tablet application. ABC is going to be focusing on 8-11 p.m. with multiple screens.
  45. Tiziano Project 360 Palestine: gave social media skillsand tools to people in East Jerusalem andthe West Bank so they could tell their story.Designed for the iPad.
  46. “If you are truly passionate about creating it, youll be just aspassionate about supporting it.” — Justin Ellis and Matt Thompson on collaborating with the biz side
  47. “Resources x time= results. Be mindful of process (workflow, project planning). Be aware of culture and value. Of the business model. Be demanding of technology. Dont allow technology to dictate. Build in flexibility. Assume change will happen. Planfor scale. Organizations don’t scale back well. — Gabriel Sama, Founder, Rest of the World Media
  48. “Eliminate the culture about protecting information. One big meeting, with everyone there. Required to share information. Swaps and skills building.Everyone got to sit in the ‘hot seat,’ taking responsibilities for the big calls.” — Steve Hermann, BBC News
  49. “Eliminate the culture about protecting information. One big meeting, with everyone there. Required to share information. Swaps and skills building.Everyone got to sit in the ‘hot seat,’ taking responsibilities for the big calls.” — Steve Hermann, BBC News
  50. Spundge
  51. Podio
  52. Overview
  53. Video Notebook A new tool designed to help reporters quickly annotate and analyze audio and video content.
  54. DispatchA supersecret social-media/publishing tool for citizens war zonesand scary situations.
  55. GlassboardOur new favorite thingever. Could see uses forreporters in breakingnews situations.

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